Period
to 10 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > London
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 72 50 69
Rank change year-on-year -22 +19 +34
Contract jobs citing Office 365 530 1,904 1,755
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.48% 4.73% 3.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.42% 14.78% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 1,338 1,260
Median daily rate £400 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45% -3.13%
10th Percentile £175 £150 £150
90th Percentile £575 £600 £588
England median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 64 53
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +5.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £19.00 £14.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £49.95 £109.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.97 £18.60
% change year-on-year +0.18% +7.34% +24.00%

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 5,085 12,882 11,646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.41% 32.00% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,581 9,285 8,561
Median daily rate £525 £525 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £325
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 105 83
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £22.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -1.88% +8.02%
10th Percentile £20.45 £14.00 £14.14
90th Percentile £56.00 £70.00 £94.60
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.96 £19.25
% change year-on-year +46.11% +24.44% -8.67%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Office 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Daily rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Hourly rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the London region over the 6 months to 10 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -21 107 £375 -16.67% 36
West London +5 24 £220 -4.86% 14
East London +23 11 £272 -9.33% 3
South London +1 11 £363 +65.71% 7
North London +2 2 £233 -7.00% 1
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 287 (54.15%) Windows
2 269 (50.75%) Microsoft
3 235 (44.34%) Active Directory
4 233 (43.96%) Azure
5 164 (30.94%) Windows 10
6 149 (28.11%) Migration
7 142 (26.79%) SharePoint
8 103 (19.43%) VMware
9 102 (19.25%) Windows Server
10 100 (18.87%) Finance
11 88 (16.60%) Microsoft Intune
12 72 (13.58%) Azure Active Directory
13 71 (13.40%) SCCM
14 70 (13.21%) Public Sector
15 67 (12.64%) Citrix
16 66 (12.45%) Skype
17 64 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
18 62 (11.70%) Windows Server 2012
19 61 (11.51%) Windows 7
19 61 (11.51%) Microsoft Office
20 59 (11.13%) MS Exchange
21 58 (10.94%) Firewall
22 57 (10.75%) PowerShell
22 57 (10.75%) Skype for Business
23 54 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
24 52 (9.81%) Cisco
25 51 (9.62%) DNS
25 51 (9.62%) Windows Server 2016
26 48 (9.06%) OneDrive
27 46 (8.68%) Infrastructure Engineering

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 142 (26.79%) SharePoint
2 59 (11.13%) MS Exchange
3 57 (10.75%) Skype for Business
4 26 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.13%) IIS
7 5 (0.94%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.57%) CMS
10 2 (0.38%) Apache
10 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.19%) Confluence
11 1 (0.19%) Content Management Server
11 1 (0.19%) Mailman
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle 10gAS
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 61 (11.51%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.57%) LibreOffice
6 3 (0.57%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 26 (4.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.57%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 233 (43.96%) Azure
2 72 (13.58%) Azure Active Directory
3 48 (9.06%) OneDrive
4 39 (7.36%) Power Platform
5 33 (6.23%) Dynamics 365
6 31 (5.85%) SaaS
7 27 (5.09%) IaaS
7 27 (5.09%) PaaS
8 21 (3.96%) PowerApps
9 18 (3.40%) Mimecast
10 17 (3.21%) Power Automate
11 15 (2.83%) Yammer
12 13 (2.45%) AWS
13 7 (1.32%) G Suite
13 7 (1.32%) Slack
14 5 (0.94%) GCP
15 4 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.75%) Logic Apps
16 3 (0.57%) GitHub
16 3 (0.57%) Google Docs
Communications & Networking
1 66 (12.45%) Skype
2 58 (10.94%) Firewall
3 51 (9.62%) DNS
4 42 (7.92%) VPN
5 33 (6.23%) DHCP
6 25 (4.72%) WAN
7 24 (4.53%) SAN
8 21 (3.96%) NetScaler
8 21 (3.96%) Remote Desktop
9 19 (3.58%) LAN
10 18 (3.40%) TCP/IP
10 18 (3.40%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (2.45%) Unified Communications
12 12 (2.26%) Intranet
13 11 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (2.08%) Internet
13 11 (2.08%) VoIP
14 10 (1.89%) Network Security
14 10 (1.89%) SMTP
15 8 (1.51%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.23%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.96%) Power BI
3 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.75%) Big Data
5 3 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.57%) MySQL
5 3 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.38%) GIS
6 2 (0.38%) MS Access
6 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.32%) JIRA
1 7 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (0.57%) Ant
2 3 (0.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.57%) Gradle
2 3 (0.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.57%) Maven
3 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.19%) MSI
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 100 (18.87%) Finance
2 70 (13.21%) Public Sector
3 24 (4.53%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.40%) Manufacturing
4 18 (3.40%) Marketing
5 17 (3.21%) Banking
5 17 (3.21%) Electronics
6 16 (3.02%) Legal
7 8 (1.51%) French Language
8 7 (1.32%) German Language
8 7 (1.32%) Retail
9 5 (0.94%) Front Office
10 4 (0.75%) Advertising
10 4 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.75%) Law
10 4 (0.75%) Publishing
11 3 (0.57%) Automotive
11 3 (0.57%) Local Government
12 2 (0.38%) Housing Association
12 2 (0.38%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (13.77%) Office 365 Engineer
2 65 (12.26%) Architect
3 50 (9.43%) Analyst
4 48 (9.06%) Support Engineer
5 41 (7.74%) Consultant
6 33 (6.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 30 (5.66%) Developer
7 30 (5.66%) Windows Engineer
8 29 (5.47%) Desktop Support
8 29 (5.47%) Project Manager
9 26 (4.91%) Azure Engineer
10 24 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support
11 22 (4.15%) Technical Architect
12 19 (3.58%) IT Engineer
13 17 (3.21%) IT Support
13 17 (3.21%) Office 365 Architect
14 16 (3.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 16 (3.02%) Desktop Engineer
15 15 (2.83%) Administrator
15 15 (2.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.77%) .NET
2 10 (1.89%) Web Services
3 8 (1.51%) Velocity
4 6 (1.13%) JSON
5 5 (0.94%) RESTful
6 4 (0.75%) HTML
6 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Graph
6 4 (0.75%) Node.js
6 4 (0.75%) React
6 4 (0.75%) REST
7 3 (0.57%) .NET Core
7 3 (0.57%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.57%) Backbone.js
7 3 (0.57%) LDAP
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (0.57%) XML
8 2 (0.38%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.38%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.53%) Data Centre
3 17 (3.21%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.83%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.45%) Blackberry
6 12 (2.26%) Clustering
6 12 (2.26%) NHS
6 12 (2.26%) Social Media
7 11 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (1.70%) iPad
9 9 (1.70%) iPhone
10 8 (1.51%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.51%) PKI
11 7 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.94%) BYOD
12 5 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (0.94%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.94%) Wiki
13 4 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 287 (54.15%) Windows
2 164 (30.94%) Windows 10
3 102 (19.25%) Windows Server
4 62 (11.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (11.51%) Windows 7
6 51 (9.62%) Windows Server 2016
7 45 (8.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (4.91%) Apple iOS
9 19 (3.58%) Android
10 17 (3.21%) Linux
11 16 (3.02%) Windows Mobile
12 15 (2.83%) Unix
13 13 (2.45%) Windows Server 2019
14 10 (1.89%) Mac OS X
15 8 (1.51%) Mac OS
15 8 (1.51%) Windows XP
16 6 (1.13%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
18 4 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (28.11%) Migration
2 54 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (8.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 43 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
5 41 (7.74%) ITIL
6 29 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (5.09%) Change Management
7 27 (5.09%) CRM
8 24 (4.53%) Mobile Device Management
9 23 (4.34%) Project Management
10 21 (3.96%) Workflow
11 20 (3.77%) DevOps
12 19 (3.58%) Machine Learning
12 19 (3.58%) Mentoring
13 18 (3.40%) Document Management
13 18 (3.40%) Programme Management
13 18 (3.40%) Project Delivery
14 17 (3.21%) Artificial Intelligence
14 17 (3.21%) Digital Marketing
14 17 (3.21%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (10.75%) PowerShell
2 33 (6.23%) SQL
3 14 (2.64%) C#
4 7 (1.32%) C
5 6 (1.13%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.94%) Java
6 5 (0.94%) Python
6 5 (0.94%) VB
7 4 (0.75%) VBA
8 3 (0.57%) C++
8 3 (0.57%) VBScript
9 2 (0.38%) Perl
9 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.38%) VB6
10 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.19%) Ruby
10 1 (0.19%) Scala
10 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 33 (6.23%) Security Cleared
2 30 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 23 (4.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (3.40%) MCSE
5 16 (3.02%) Degree
6 9 (1.70%) CISSP
7 6 (1.13%) MCSA
8 5 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.94%) CCA
8 5 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.94%) MCITP
9 4 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (0.75%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.57%) CCNP
10 3 (0.57%) CISM
10 3 (0.57%) MCP
11 2 (0.38%) RHCE
11 2 (0.38%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.89%) SLA
2 8 (1.51%) GDPR
3 7 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.94%) PMO
5 4 (0.75%) NIST
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.19%) IFRS
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 235 (44.34%) Active Directory
2 64 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (6.04%) Hyper-V
3 32 (6.04%) XenApp
4 20 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (3.02%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 11 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (1.89%) vSphere
8 9 (1.70%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.75%) Docker
10 3 (0.57%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.19%) NFS
12 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 88 (16.60%) Microsoft Intune
2 71 (13.40%) SCCM
3 17 (3.21%) SCOM
4 10 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
5 9 (1.70%) AirWatch
5 9 (1.70%) vMotion
6 8 (1.51%) Jamf Pro
7 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 6 (1.13%) Ansible
8 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.94%) CASB
9 5 (0.94%) Terraform
10 3 (0.57%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.38%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.38%) Nagios
11 2 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.38%) WSUS
12 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 269 (50.75%) Microsoft
2 103 (19.43%) VMware
3 67 (12.64%) Citrix
4 52 (9.81%) Cisco
5 22 (4.15%) HP
6 19 (3.58%) SAP
7 18 (3.40%) NetApp
8 14 (2.64%) Apple
9 11 (2.08%) Bloomberg
9 11 (2.08%) Dell
9 11 (2.08%) Oracle
9 11 (2.08%) Palo Alto
9 11 (2.08%) Samsung
10 10 (1.89%) EMC
10 10 (1.89%) Google
10 10 (1.89%) Nimble Storage
10 10 (1.89%) Nintex
11 8 (1.51%) MobileIron
11 8 (1.51%) Reuters
11 8 (1.51%) ServiceNow